music to my ears

Annoying Song Stuck in Your Head and Don’t Know Why? Here’s Your Answer

Ever wondered why you can’t get a commercial jingle out of your head or why some songs are easier on your ears than others? Now you’ve got your answers. We opened the floor to our Hippo readers and in this, our second Ask Me Anything installment, a researcher on music, mind, and brain, Georgia Floridou, takes on your most pressing questions.
Tulip fence

#YOLO Fail: Defining Success in an Age of Excess

Has the luxury of boundless possibilities paradoxically made timeless human endeavors like getting a job, raising children, and living in a house-with-a-white-picket-fence impossibly difficult? From the cynical rhetoric of economists, environmentalists, politicians, and most remarkably from millennials—the generation defining the #yolo present—it seems that expecting to have a decent, well-paying job and not hate your children might be too much to ask, as highlighted in this curation of 3QD picks.